Conservation areas where freedom camping is prohibited or restricted

This page provides access to maps of public conservation areas where freedom camping is prohibited or restricted to self contained vehicles in:

Legal descriptions of public conservation areas where freedom camping is prohibited or restricted (PDF, 38K)

Northland

Kaitaia

Bay of Islands

Auckland

North Auckland

Coromandel

Waikato

Waitomo/Pureroa

East Coast

Gisborne

Te Urewera

  • Maungapohatu Road (PDF, 907K), Te Urewera National Park - restricted to self contained vehicles, for 4 nights maximum in a single calendar month

Central North Island

Turangi/Taupo

Ruapehu

Manawatu/Whanganui

Whanganui

Taranaki

Hawke's Bay

Wellington/Kapiti 

Wellington

Kapiti

Nelson/Tasman

Nelson Lakes

Motueka

Golden Bay 

Marlborough

South Marlborough

Sounds

Canterbury

North Cantebury & Arthur's Pass

Christchurch & Banks Peninsula

Mid & South Canterbury

Aoraki/Mount Cook

Mackenzie Country & Waitaki

West Coast

Buller

Greymouth

South Westland

Glaciers

Otago

Wanaka/Makarora

Coastal Otago

Queenstown/Wakatipu

Fiordland

Northern Fiordland

Eastern Fiordland

Southland

 

 

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